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Mon Sep 27 2010

Jobs: Arabic, Standard &Various Fields: Linguist, Nuance Communications

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Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/Corpus Linguistics: Linguist, Nuance Communications, Inc.
Date: 23-Sep-2010
From: lm.linguistics <lm.linguisticsnuance.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/Corpus Linguistics: Linguist, Nuance Communications, Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications, Inc.
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com/
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Description:

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking a full-time linguist to support expansion of its mobile search and
messaging products into Middle Eastern language markets.

Candidates for this position should be located either in North America or
in Europe.

Responsibilities
===============
- Evaluating design and quality of existing pronunciation dictionaries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries
- Correcting existing dictionary entries
- Phonetic transcription
- Serving as language expert resource for engineers and researchers
- Writing and maintaining CFG grammars for tokenizing and postprocessing
- Supervising language consultant contractors

Qualifications
==============
- Native skill and literacy in Arabic.
- Native or near-native skill in English.
- A high level of proficiency and literacy in Turkish and/or Hebrew.
- A post-graduate degree in linguistics.
- Experience with phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic
Alphabet.
- Ability to work independently.
- Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux (navigating directory structures, copying
files, etc.)
- Familiarity with a text editor (e.g. emacs or vi).
- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl or Python).
- Knowledge of other languages than the ones mentioned above is a plus.

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to the email address listed below. We will
consider only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please. Please list
the language you are applying for in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2010

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2010

Email Address for Applications: lm.linguisticsnuance.com
Contact Information:
lm.linguistics
Email: lm.linguisticsnuance.com

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